Author: Chris Shepperd

Best Chicken Tenders: Layne’s

Across from the A&M Campus on Texas Ave., there is a small, run-down looking building that consistently has lines out the door. This cultural phenomenon is Layne’s. Their famous chicken finger plate comes with five perfectly fried chicken tenders on a bed of crisp golden french fries. Though often quickly consumed, these five tenders of bird heaven should be savored slowly for full finger-licking...

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Best Burritos: Freebirds

A lot goes into a good burrito. You need the perfect tortilla. You need the perfect meat. And don’t forget the perfect veggies, rice, beans, cheese, and sauce. Not just anyone can make this savory, rolled up meal. According to this year’s Best of BCS voters, no one can make it as good as Freebirds. Freebirds lives up to their mission to “Feed your belly, feed your...

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Best Burger: Koppe Bridge

A place that claims to be “Texas Paradise” must be pretty good. Koppe Bridge has burgers that are raved about throughout BCS and beyond. It should come as no surprise they have reclaimed their spot atop the Best Burger category. One bite of their signature half-pound, old-fashioned burger will be all you need to jump on the bandwagon. Make sure you stop by one of their two locations in town. Your first time definitely won’t be your...

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Best BBQ: Good Bull BBQ

From the sidelines at Kyle Field to the smoker, Good Bull owner and operator Roy May has seen it all. As a former Texas A&M Yell Leader, May serves up an incredible selection of BBQ. Backed by “Mama May’s” special BBQ sauce and a strong supporting cast of sides like cowboy beans, white queso mac and cheese, and oil and vinegar slaw, Good Bull BBQ really is Good Bull. From brisket to sausage to pulled pork, Good Bull just makes sense as the back-to-back winner of Best...

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Best Snow Cone: JJ’s

The summer heat will be here before you know it, and what better way is there to welcome the sun  than with JJ’s Snow cones. JJ’s has been serving sweet shaved ice desserts to the Bryan-College Station area for over 30 years, and they have no plans of stopping. They offer 50 unique flavors that are sure to have you chilled out for the summer. They offer something for everyone with their single flavors, creamy creations and blended...

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